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of superstorm sandy. the latest estimates coming out. ashley: the trading now but why not monday or tuesday? charlie gasparino working this story for us. we will be here soon to talk about it more. dollars fairing today how the currency is doing against the greenback. the yen and canadian dollar is down. we will be right back. >> 21 minutes past the hour your fox news minute. officials confirmed a florida bomb disposal team was sent to guantanamo navy base in cuba after hurricane sandy turned up what appeared to be a 500 pound bomb. the object which was discovered around and:00 a.m. tuesday was entered. the base posted an all clear notice on its face those page this morning. superstorm sandy claimed the life of an off-duty police officer monday night. nypd says 28-year-old died while assuring seven family members to safety as floodwaters surged into his staten island home. the officer was assigned to the department's first precinct. take a look at this incredible video. sandy shows off her strength as she ripped this tree out of the ground. this happened on the north shore of long island at
on superstorm sandy. the lights are starting to come back on for some families in the northeast, but not fast enough for others. five days after the storm more than 2.5 million customers are without power across 15 states and d.c., and the heartache is also growing for lots of families with the storm now blamed for 106 deaths in the u.s. overall, it's left 175 people dead, including the victims in canada and the caribbean. meanwhile, national guard troops are continuing to search and rescue. they are also helping to clear debris so crews can get the power back on and deliver food to people who need it. in new york, after a lot of criticism, mayor michael bloomberg cancelled the new york city marathon for the first time in 42 years. it's never been cancelled. it was set to take place tomorrow. no decision yet on whether it will be rescheduled. and at noon eastern, gas line will start being rationed in 12 counties in new jersey. to cut down on long lines at gas stations, people can only buy gas on odd-numbered days like today if their license plates end in an odd number. same goes for the even
is checking for more victims. the death toll from superstorm sandy rose to 106 last night, that's just in the u.s. cnn jim clancy is in long island beach, new jersey, an area where houses were floating down the streets. jim, we hear some good news of some signs of improvement this morning. >> well, you know, the improvement is going to come and certainly they're out there working every day. they're digging away. they're trying to literally like snow plows tear through the sand dunes that have built up. some as high as six feet on this island, covering up roadways and plowing through all of that and they're working on, i've seen people coming out and checking the power lines and we have people coming out and the entire underside of some of these homes that were up on stilts or posts or whatever you want to call it, pili pylons. they may have to come down. all of the homes, they're ensuring that they have a little bit of stability. you know, this was quite a storm. i talked to one of the residents, he refuses to leave. search and rescue yesterday, guy name carl was telling me that the ex
. five days after superstorm sandy, new york governor andrew cuomo said temporary fuel trucks will be deployed around the new york city area to alleviate the gas shortages. drivers will be able to fill up directly from the tankers. new yorkers can also get around the city a little easier now as well. >> 80% of the subway service has been restored. that is under literally, under one week, 80% of the subway service has been restored from what was horrendous damage. >> across the river in new jersey, there is gas rationing in 12 counties in an effort to cut don on wait times there. people have been waiting there in long lines for hours to gas up cars and get fuel for their generators. >> our jim clancy is in long beach, new jersey, which is on the jersey shore. it's very windy, and that cold front that is apparently going to move in this weekend, jim, give me an idea of what's happening there in terms of people trying to recover, pick up the pieces, move on, what? >> there's a major push going on long beach island today. they have brought in scores of heavy pieces of heavy equipm
is still quite the nightmare. laguardia hit hard by superstorm sandy opened a few hours ago but with limited service. also limited service at some of the other new york airports. this morning a few subway lines are back up and run ining. trains will stay away from lower manhattan where the power is still out. buses, as you might expect, are packed with many people waiting hours in line to get on board. the good news? all public transportation is free today and tomorrow. oh, but then there's the traffic gridlock. treats are packed and mayor michael bloomberg says all cars coming into manhattan must have at least three people inside. one lawmaker is balking at the idea of spending your tax dollars there. steve king is a republican congressman from landlocked iowa, a fiscal conservative who often rails against spending. in fact, he gained prominence for opposing federal aid for victims of hurricane katrina. he says that can teach us lessons now. >> i want to get them resources to lift them out of this water and the sand and the ashes and the death that's over there in the east
in business post superstorm sandy. and don't strain your eyes on this map, but please try to note the dimmed outlines in lower manhattan on the left-hand side of your screen. those are the lines that are no-go, because of flooding or lack of power or both. and that's a big part of the city. still, a silver lining. bus and subway and commuter train rides are free today. free tomorrow. under new york's transportation emergency decree. travel by car, however, is pretty much a nightmare. and even if you can travel, take a look at these things. cars lined up for gas. filling stations need power too, and in new jersey where these scenes were shot, almost 2 million homes and businesses do not have power. so you're looking at a line that will lead eventually to a bp station in middletown, new jersey. look how long they waited. >>> and do you want to fly? that was the scene on tuesday, and guess what? now all three of the greater new york airports will be open today, including this airport, which looked like long island sound. it's laguardia. as recently as tuesday, tarmacs under water. really a rema
delays on inbound 95. >>> in some places, complete devastation left behind from superstorm sandy. this morning the storm is being blamed for 50 deaths along the east coast and nearly 7 million homes and businesses remain without power. >> one of the hardest hit areas, hoboken, new jersey. sandy flooded about half of that town. the national guard arrived last night to rescue thousands of people stuck in their homes and apartments and delivered supplies to fooded areas. >>> we're sharing more video of roof top rescues fr staten island, new york. a helicopter rescued five adults and a child yesterday. in new york city the mayor says it could be several days before the subway is running again. all 10 of the city's tunnels that carry passengers under the east river were flooded by the storm. but there are some small signs of recovery. the new york city marathon will go on as planned this sunday and the new york stock exchange will open today. >>> as officials begin to assess the economic impact made by sandy, it's estimated that she will end up costing about $20 billion in damage and
the devastation of super-storm sandy. but despite his good intelligences, the public reaction was swift and harsh. critics argued there was too much devastation and work to do, mainly in staten island. the wave of criticism caused the mayor and race officials to pull the plug on friday. 27-year-old beatrice craven was to be one of the runners. despite the race being cancelled, beatrice still plans a run of her own. she joins me now from new york. how are you, beatrice? >> hi, don. >> are you still going to run the entire length of the race? are you still going to do a run of your own in a different way? >> absolutely. and i completely plan on running the full -- the full marathon, the full 26.2. the course would be different. the idea is to do the original new york city marathon, which would be four loops around central park. so that's the idea. i think it's a little bit more sensible, you know, given the state that staten island is currently in. and, well, still meeting some of my own goals at the same time. >> and you're doing it why? >> i'm doing this for my mom. as you mentioned, my mom had p
. >>> coming up on kudlow, six hour gas lines and the fight for fuel after superstorm sandy. you know, it's looking like the old arab oil embargo days of the 1970s. that's next up. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. i haven't thought about aspirin for years. aspirin wouldn't really help my headache, i don't think. aspirin is just old school. people have doubts about taking aspirin for pain. but they haven't experienced extra strength bayer advanced aspirin. in fact, in a recent survey, 95% of people who tried it agreed that it relieved their headache fast. what's different? it has micro-particles. en
, are maybe in for a little bit of sticker shock. superstorm sandy could hit them in the wallet. >> yeah, you know, it's an interesting one here. obviously here in the northeast, you know, we're all suffering from superstorm sandy. but you know what? in the weeks to come, even consumers as far away as the west coast could potentially -- particularly here in the market for a car because thousands of vehicles have been damaged here to the point where they really do need to be replaced and that could drive up prices of both new and used vehicles in the weeks and months ahead and also remember a lot of dealerships here in the northeast have sustained a lot of damage to their inventory, as well, to the cars that they had out on their lots. complicating matters, used vehicles have been in short supply because of declining sales of new vehicles. so the only thing i can find here, chris, in terms of a silver lining is if you are looking to trade in your car, you may potentially get a better price. back over to you. >> krn's mandy drury, thank you. >>> and as we wait for the president here in hilliard
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to be a superstorm? take a look at sandy's punch. >> reporter: sandy's effects blasted new york city causing destruction never seen before in america's largest city. over four feet of water flooded central subway system and the holland and brooklyn battery tunnels unprecedented events caused backup generators to fail. where hundreds of patients, including infantses from the neonatal intensive care unit had to be evacuated. it's almost 10:30 and the water, it's still high. smells like fuel oil. apparently 13 additional feet of water came into this area. and we're still fighting tropical--force wind gusts. reportedly 100-mile-an-hour wind gusts on the bridges. and the city itself, nearly 70-mile-an-hour wind gusts. the entire facade of this entire building collapsed. >> oh, my gosh. there's no walls. >> reporter: and here's a sight that brings fear to even the most jaded new yorker. a construction crane collapsing atop a high-rise under construction. dangling above 57th street. more than 200 firefighters battled through the night. a six-alarm fire in the breezy section of queens that involved
the last few days hampered by the superstorm sandy, getting more machines in place. adding more chairs for senior citizens. and extending hours to 9:00 p.m. to accommodate more voters. >> it took about 10 or 12 minutes to wait, and the voting is really fast. >> have a wonderful day. >> reporter: in columbia heights, there were more machines and more staff, and no long lines thursday in this culturally diverse section of washington. ward 1 council member jim graham was furious on saturday when he saw the long lines and limited voting machines. >> i kept asking, you know, you've got the machines, don't you? yes, they did have the machines. and yet they hadn't made them available. >> a list of voting places is on our website, nbcwashington.com. search early voting. it was so much better today. >> good. the process needs to get smooth. >> you have to be prepared for citywide voting. >> you want to wait indoors in a long line. it was chilly out there. >> real chilly out there. average high temperature 63 degrees. it makes for a beautiful fall afternoon. 52 and cloud cover with sprinkles. ma
a lot of uncertainty in new york city following the devastation from superstorm sandy. >> at the same time we're also hearing stories of human kindness. tonight on "rock center" with brian williams, we'll see how "30 rock" star alec baldwin is helping his neighbors. natalie morales has the story. >> reporter: after sandy struck much of the lower part of manhattan, it was plunged into darkness. alec baldwin and his wife moved to a hotel to weather the storm. but soon returned to their apartment to help their neighbors. >> in the building we live in, which is a 12-story building with a pent house, in the village they have a lot of elderly people, with no elevator service. as you can see, there's no power here in the east village anywhere. so in our building, you can assume that people who were elderly can't go up and down the stairs to get meals, water, any prescriptions. even if they could get them. walk their dogs. so we volunteered to come today to stand by for a couple of hours, especially during the mealtime, and see if we could be of any help to them. we left to go to a hotel, bec
closed due to superstorm sandy, soho, 14th street and grand central station. in asia, we were talking about in the last hour they're not selling those things as fast as they thought. aig swinging to a third quarter profit, beating forecasts after posting a nearly $4 billion net loss a year ago. the company saw improvements across all of its insurance businesses. the ceo telling maria bartiromo it's too early to estimate the financial impact of the storm. >> the coast guard opening the port of new york and new jersey on restricted basis allowing the backlog of barges containing relief supplies and oil. kelly, this week or next week, if i can get home today i can hold out 'til next week maybe. will it be okay? >> reporter: joe i think you'll see some incremental relief but you may still find yourself in a fuel line and i think it could be a week to two before we feel real wide seed relief. you can see the port of new york and new jersey behind me, sunrise coming up in a few minutes and it should see a little bit more action this morning, based on a coast guard lifting of the ban on boat
superstorm sandy left 16 dead along the east coast. millions on the east coast left in the dark this morning. an estimated 7.8 million are believed to be without power and experts say it could be several days before it's restored. a huge fire ripped through breezy points in queens destroying 50 homes in one of the most remote neighborhoods. new york city subways remain closed after water poured into the subway systems and tunnels around manhattan. an mta spokesperson called it the worst damage to the subway system in its 108-year history. >>> the storm collapsed a construction crane in manhattan. robert frank is in new york on the scene with the latest. robert? >> reporter: there is some new information. i spoke to the fire chief who came out of the big meeting with the building developer, the engineer, the crane op rater and he said they're at the mercy of the weather. they cannot do anything including inspecting the crane until the winds up there die down to less than 35 miles an hour. let's take a look and i'll tell you the latest plan for d dismantling this crane over midtown manhattan t
. sandy is a superstorm. >> this storm is going to be destructive, historic, and unfortunately, life-threatening. >> and it will often come in waves of wind and rain. do not be lulled into a false sense of security if the wind dies down or the rain dies down momentarily. take a look at the wind field. this is not just a coastal event. this moves well inland with the strong winds. the winds will be hurrica hurricane-force for a long time. that span will go far inland, almost to buffalo, well on the way to chicago. we're looking at the winds from 20, 40, to 60-mile-per-hour wind gusts. side waist raining bands on wind in southern new jersey. the heaviest target for the next few hours. this storm will move inland. it will have heavy rain indand for days to come. where the storm is supposed to make landfall, ginger zee is right there. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, sam. right here in atlantic city. this was covered in water at high tide. look at the violent serurf off my left here. that is not close to what they'll see tonight. the second high tide at around 8:00 p.m. see the bar
from superstorm sandy. they always make us say that. >> i think there's confusion as to call it a hurricane or not. when you have the death toll rising like we've seen. >> you don't want to say things like that but the questions are whether it's a hurricane or not and new york the government is pushing back saying -- >> it was three storms or at least two. >> pushing back on the insurers saying you can't take these hurricane, the deductibles because this was not a hurricane when it hit new york shores. that's a big deal for a lot of home and businesses. >> wow. lot of time there's wind versus flood, they parse the difference. >> wind versus water. >> and some of the hurricane deductibles were 1% to 5% of the value of the home so that's he a big deal and issue. residents in new york city are without power, tensions are starting to run high. residents are struggling to fuel their cars and get to work. scott cohn joins us from lower manhattan. >> reporter: hi, becky. here we are in water street in the financial district where there's no power and look, no traffic. now take a loo
in the jet stream and sandy is a superstorm. >> this storm is going to be destructive, historic and unfortunately, life-threatening. >> and we've got to talk about wind and rain from this storm, first. those are first the likely things that will cause the most damage early on in this storm. a quick look at its windfield. we'll show you is this not a coastal system. watch this thing come onshore and it spreads winds all the way in, look at that, chicago, you're getting winds. down south, atlanta you'll be feeling winds from the storm. take a look at the rainfall. again, this is not just the coastal storm. the heaviest rain is where the storm will come on shore. in that says, 6 to 12 inches of rain. that's exactly where ginger zee is this morning right on the shore in atlantic city. the exact spot that forecasters expect the storm will come on. ginger. >> that's right, sam, this storm is 250 miles away from us. it will be ground zero tonight when it comes onshore tonight. imagine, though, four to eight-foot wall of water, add 10 to 20-foot waves, come with me push all that water r
. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. hurricane sandy is a 900-mile superstorm expected to make landfall in new jersey tonight. 900 miles. just think of a 900-mile-wide wing span. >> i know. from cloud to cloud. that's a massive storm. this morning, of course, complete coverage of hurricane sandy, the forecast, the storm's track and very important, tips to help you and your family stay safe. also, new york city, like several other cities up and down the east coast, is all but shut down. scenes we don't see here a lot. just subway stations empty. times square empty. everything just shut down. there is no mass transit, limited flights. people are urged simply to stay home. >> officials warn the storm could leave millions without power. we're going to tell you how communities are coping and how long it could be out. >> worst-case scenario here, seven to ten days some areas will be without power. up to 10 million people will be in the dark starting sometime tomorrow -- or later today, i should say. >> which is why it's so crucial that if you're anywhere in the area of the storm, tha
ahead. that's a little tease. the election day forecast coming up. we're getting rid of sandy the next couple of days. this superstorm still lingering over the top of buffalo. you've seen the pictures, heard the stories. the question now is where is it going to fall in history? the most extensive u.s. hurrica hurricanes estimated at $50 billion, billion, dollars. right around andrew and these numbers are taking into account inflation over the years from andrew in 1992. so this is one of the worst storms in our country's history as far as how much damage it has done. as far as the forecast, it is cold and chilly in the areas without power. we need that power on in a hurry. it's not going to warm up anytime soon as we head into november tomorrow. as far as the forecast today, a few showers out there especially northern new england. the rest of the holiday forecast does look quiet out there. the west coast does have some rain and showers we're dealing with. now i teased you with the election day forecast. this is kind of my first look ahead for it. as far as what we're dealing with, it lo
're looking at what the market is doing on the first day of trading following the superstorm. apple on track for it is worst monthly drop since 2008 as the market gets the first opportunity to trade the management shake-up. >>> and filling up at the pump, different around sandy's hardest-hit areas. we're looking at the energy trade as the east coast refineries getting up and running. we'll see you in about 15 minutes or so. >> thank you, scott. >>> governor christie is postponing halloween because of the hurricane sandy. he has put off celebrations under monday, november 5th because of unsafe conditions due to the storm. you've got to feel for all the kids in jersey. gary, a lot of people going through hardship. >> the children out by where i am, halloween is the last thing on their mind. getting electricity would be the best trite. >> and that's for homes that -- important to note. >>> the first flight into the newark liberty airport was a fedex plane, landed at 7:12 a.m. fedex is expecting to resume flights today. paul tronsore leads the control center, is in memphis this morning. thank yo
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